3.2. Explain how words given in activity 4.1. are related to science and scientists. 4. Decide if these statements are true or false. Give the reasons for your answers. 1. There are thirty main groups of scientific studies.
2. Scientists before the 19
century were known as curious, often eccentric
3. A theory is considered to become a part of scientific knowledge if it has
been tested experimentally and proved to be true.
4. The word
science is derived from the Greek “scientia”, that means
to learn, to conduct research. 5. Scientists study a lot of subjects.
5. Match the names of the scientists with their inventions. Outstanding Inventors Gottlieb Daimler (1834 – 1900)
1. This men was a great inventor, being fond of engi-
neering, astronomy, aeronautics, mathematics and
more. His drawings include a number of various inven-
tions, the basics of which more or less can be found in
different technologies today. He is considered to be the
father of modern science. Some of his most important
inventions include the hydraulic machine, the boat and
design of a flying machine.
2. This scientist is a representative of German intel-
lectuals, being an engineer, industrial designer and
industrialist. He was the first to develop internal-
combustion engine and a pioneer in the field of auto-
mobile development. Daimler is the author of the first
high-speed petrol engine and the world's first four-
Thomas Edison (1847 – 1931)